Extras wait on 38th Avenue to be called to paddle out to the filming on Friday.
Extras head down the steps at 38th Avenue to participate in the 'Of Men and Mavericks' filming of the reenacted Jay Moriarity memorial paddle out at Pleasure Point on Friday morning. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Chip Stanton and Katie Steidl of Santa Cruz and Max Tom of Pacifica wait in a forest of surf boards on 38th Avenue for their turn to be called to head out to the movie paddle out on Friday. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Gerard Butler watches preparations for the paddle out scene. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Scottish actor Gerard Butler talks with people on East Cliff Drive as the crew filming 'Of Men and Mavericks' prepares to shoot a reenactment of the Jay Moriarity memorial paddle out at Pleasure Point on Friday. Butler is playing the role of surfer Rick "Frosty" Henson, Moriarity's mentor. The surf movie is being directed Curtis Hanson, the man behind "L.A. Confidential" and "8 Mile".
Extras paddle out to the Monterey Bay 'Of Men and Mavericks' set on Friday. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Posted from Santa Cruz, California, United States.
Posted from San Lorenzo, California, United States.
A surfer grabs a wave off of 36th Avenue on Wednesday as a strong swell continues to provide winter-like conditions at many local breaks. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Bianca Moya, plays the postal carrier bringing the attendance sheet to the office and Esteban Guzman donning a constable's helmet as her police escort, the pair of Starlight Elementary School kindergarteners got their educational careers under way on Wednesday during the first day of classes. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Starlight Elementary School students check rosters posted outside the office to see who will be their classmates right before the morning bell on Wednesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Finland's Seppo Paju, 16, is lifted by the crowd after throwing a hole-in-one on his second shot to grab the $500 prize in the World Disc Golf Championship distance exhibition at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf on Thursday. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Eva Gomez, 6, sprints toward the water in the boogie board relay at Main Beach Wednesday morning during a Little Guards competition between Santa Cruz, Capitola and State Parks. Eva's mother, Santa Cruz High swim coach Kimberly Gomez is second from left at top. Little Guards is the youngest component of the local Junior Guards program with 6, 7 and 8 year olds participating in programs that promote water safety, education, and improve professional lifeguard standards and morale. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Haley Roberts wears her Capitola Junior Guards spirit on her legs during the Little Guards competition at Main Beach on Wednesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Ava Donaldson shivers in the fog on Wednesday as she waits her turn to compete for the Capitola Little Guards. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
The driver of the this Chrysler Concorde died on the scene from injuries delivered in a wreck caused by a driver heading the wrong way on Highway 17 in the silver Acura SUV at rear under the Highway 1 overpass Monday afternoon. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Sierra Northern Railroad's Wes Swift finds himself high above the intersection of Park and Monterey Avenues in Capitola on Tuesday morning as her performs regular maintenance and cleaning of the railroad crossing warning signal. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
The ebb and flow of the tide creates an ever-changing pattern along New Brighton State beach on Thursday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
A douglas fir smashed through this house on the 400 block of Nelson Road in Scotts Valley on Thursday morning. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel Eileen Drabinski's students participate in an activity at the Watsonville Trash Museum at the city's landfill on San Andreas Road on Monday.
A pair of H.A. Hyde fourth graders peek into the Trash Museum after arriving at the Watsonville landfill on Monday.
Eileen Drabinski's H.S Hyde School fourth graders check out the Watsonville city landfill during a field trip on Monday.
H.A. Hyde Elementary School fourth grader Kevin Zayas sorts through items on the recycle line conveyer during a visit to the Trash Museum at City of Watsonville's Landfill on Monday.
The Trash Museum's Wall of Garbage is a fitting backdrop for City of Watsonville's Environmental Education Coordinator Tami Stolzenthaler as she leads recycling-based games for students on Monday.